OK, just to be clear: does your *client* own all these other domains, or are they owned by *other* people?
If the client owns the other domains and is thinking of putting up something targeted to a local audience, it needs to be significantly different from his other domains.
If the other domains are owned by other people and cover other subjects/topics and have different content from what he plans to put in place, then there is no issue. His site will not be impacted by the fact that other sites exist that share a similar domain name.
Thanks qwerty & torka
The client is not the owner of the other domains.
For the content of other websites, they are all in the same market niche. Almost all of their content are similar somehow at least on the niche.
To give an example, suppose the website is going to sell chocolate in a big shopping mall:
all other domains are the same: ChocolateMall.com, ChocolateMall.net, ChocolateMall.in, ChocolateMall.ca, ChocolateMall.cn
he wants to make: ChocolateMall.co.uk
It is available and will be within the same product niche, and may be same products and brands
He targets Europe and UK mainly.
Shall he continue with this domain?
Edited by T.N, 09 July 2013 - 04:09 AM.